Tales from the Colony Room, an oral history of London’s most infamous bar, delves into the artistic collaborations, affections, cruelties, and regrets of the club’s patrons.
Gretchen Bender’s work faded into obscurity following her meteoric 1980’s career. A posthumous retrospective in New York demonstrates why she deserves to be more than “a footnote to the Pictures Generation.”
In 1967, Geraldine Norman was tasked with leading an editorial collaboration between the London Times and Sotheby’s. The project galvanized the conceptualization of art as an investment asset.
This week in art news: two men associated with the Ghost Ship warehouse fire pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter, the Guggenheim Museum restored Édouard Manet’s “Woman in Striped Dress,” and an exhibition of rare automata opened in the UK.
This week in art news: the US National Trust for Historic Preservation released its list of endangered historic places, Greece’s prime minister requested that Britain return the Parthenon marbles, and the New-York Historical Society launched a program on civil rights history.
This week in art news: the Glasgow School of Art suffered its second devastating fire in four years, the Guardian published artist Banu Cennetoğlu’s list of 34,361 migrants who’ve died trying to enter Europe, and Beyoncé and Jay-Z released a music video shot almost entirely inside the Louvre.
This week in art news: a federal judge upheld his prior ruling in favor of the 5Pointz artists, a municipal report suggested that Beatrix Ruf had been wrongfully accused of conflicts of interest, and Erwin Wurm’s “Hot Dog Bus” began serving free hot dogs in Brooklyn.
This week in art news: Jeremy Corbyn pledged to return the Parthenon Marbles if elected, a report found that only 110 Confederate symbols have been removed since 2015, and about 100 Museum of Modern Art employees protested outside the museum’s annual gala.
This week in art news: a man was arrested for attacking an Ilya Repin painting at Moscow’s Tretyakov Gallery, auction houses in the UK vowed to tackle their gender pay gaps, and France’s Culture Ministry said it would find a new location for Jeff Koons’s giant bouquet sculpture.
This week in art news: the five male artists shortlisted for the BelgianArtPrize withdrew from the competition, hateful leaflets were strewn outside the Rothko Chapel, and the Royal Mail unveiled six new stamps to mark the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Arts.
This week in art news: 3,800 smuggled artifacts bought by Hobby Lobby were returned to Iraq, two women wearing LGBTQ rainbow pins were attacked at Beijing’s 798 Art District, and the British Museum revealed plans to put a faux prehistoric cave painting by Banksy back on display.
This week in art news: the Frieze Art Fair agreed to compensate galleries for the extreme temperatures in its New York tent, the School of Visual Arts removed two instructors accused of inappropriate behavior, and Save Venice Inc. announced a major restoration of Titian’s “Assumption of the Virgin.”